MUSCAT: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Sunday will launch training for officials participating in the Sultan Qaboos Award for Industrial Excellence 2017–2018. Salim bin Sulieman al Hatemi, Director of the Support and Promotion Department at the Directorate-General for Industries, has said that the officials would be introduced to globally used methods of evaluation, to ensure that the process was in accordance with the best international practices. The participants would also learn how to assess the industrial facilities through the comprehensive quality assurance
system under which participant facility was evaluated. The industries would be given a comprehensive report including the points of strengths and weaknesses and the areas that need improvement.